Treasures of Egypt, from Cairo to Aswan in 9 days
you will like
- The famous Giza pyramid complex and Saqqara.
- 2 Nights accommodation at a very comfortable charming Dahabiya (full board).
- Exploring the valley of the kings, the temples of Karnak, Philae, Kom Ombo, Edfu.
- An Egyptologist guide accompanies you during the entire trip.
Travel back in time to the ancient wonders and rich cultural heritage of Egypt on this nine-day journey. Upon your arrival in Cairo, a warm welcome awaits you. The following days will be filled with exploration of the Pyramids of Giza and Saqqara, the Egyptian Museum, the Karnak and Philae temples, and much more. You will also experience a unique perspective of Egypt by sailing the Nile on a traditional wooden boat called a Dahabeya. You will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo and Gabal El Silsila. The trip concludes with a transfer to the airport in Luxor. Enjoy an unforgettable experience in Egypt with our dedicated team guiding you every step of the way.
Departure periods and prices
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|01/04/2023||09/04/2023||993.00 $||893.70 $||695.10 $||insured from 4||Booking|
|08/04/2023||16/04/2023||993.00 $||893.70 $||695.10 $||insured from 4||Booking|
|15/04/2023||23/04/2023||993.00 $||893.70 $||695.10 $||insured from 4||Booking|
|22/04/2023||30/04/2023||993.00 $||893.70 $||695.10 $||insured||Booking|
|29/04/2023||07/05/2023||993.00 $||893.70 $||695.10 $||insured from 4||Booking|
- 2 Nights in a 4 stars hotel in Cairo
- 2 Nights in a 5 stars hotel in Luxor
- 2 Nights in a 4 stars hotel in Aswan
- Supervision, accommodation in full board on the dahabiya for 2 nights
- Guide (Egyptologist) English-speaking
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
- All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
- All service charges and taxes
- Entry visa to Egypt (28$ / pers)
- International and domestic flights
- Tipping, Any extras not mentioned in the program
Welcome to the Land of Treasures, Egypt!
Upon your arrival in Egypt, a warm welcome awaits you to this land of ancient wonders and rich cultural heritage. Our dedicated representative will be eagerly waiting for you at the airport to provide a smooth and comfortable transfer to your hotel in Cairo. Take the time to rest and rejuvenate after your journey, as your first day is reserved for leisure and relaxation. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure as you explore the wonders of Cairo and beyond.
Meals are not included for this day
After a delicious breakfast, our experienced guide will come to pick you up for a day of exploring the city's fascinating sites. Start with the famous Great Pyramid, one of the largest structures ever built, dating back to 2571 BC and constructed in 23 to 27 years. Then, visit the Saqqara site to admire the oldest pyramid in Egypt and a true masterpiece of the country's heritage architecture.
After a refreshing lunch break, return to your hotel for a night of relaxation.
After a satisfying breakfast and check-out, join us on a tour of the Egyptian Museum, home to thousands of fascinating artifacts and exhibits collected from all over Egypt. Next, delve into the rich history of Coptic Cairo and marvel at the iconic Hanging Church, along with other revered Coptic sites believed to have been visited by the Holy Family. Enjoy a rejuvenating lunch break before transferring to Cairo's airport to catch a scenic flight to Luxor.
Upon arrival, a friendly representative will be waiting to welcome you, and you will have a comfortable overnight stay at your hotel in Luxor.
Embark on an unforgettable experience with our optional early morning hot air balloon ride to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the monuments of the west bank.
We begin our tour of the west bank of Luxor by exploring the valley of the kings, where over 62 tombs of new kingdom rulers have been discovered. Our next stop is the stunning temple of Queen Hatshepsut, known for its intricate design and vibrant colors. We will also make a quick stop at the Colossi of Memnon before taking a break for lunch. Afterwards, we will return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
After enjoying breakfast and checking out of the hotel, we will embark on a tour of the Karnak Temple, the second largest temple in the world. Marvel at its impressive great halls, towering columns, and magnificent colors.
Take a break for lunch, then catch the evening train to Aswan. Upon arrival, check into the hotel for an overnight stay.
An optional early morning excursion to the Abu Simbel Temple.
In the evening, witness the captivating sound and light show at the Philae Temple, which was relocated to the island of Agilika after being completely dismantled due to the flooding caused by the construction of the Aswan Low Dam.
After checking out of the hotel, we will embark on a drive to the Dahabeya and check in before setting sail towards the north.
Indulge in a delicious lunch while sailing. In the afternoon, we will make a stop at the Kom Ombo Temple, built in honor of the god Sobek during the Ptolemaic period. Admire its stunning scenery and location. Then continue sailing to Gabal El Silsila, a sandstone quarry that was the source of blocks for many temples and includes several chambers built during the cutting of stone for various kings. Enjoy dinner on board before settling in for an overnight stay.
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Enjoy your breakfast while sailing towards the city of Edfu. We will visit the Edfu Temple using horse-drawn carriages. The temple is the best-preserved structure in Egypt and was built during the Ptolemaic period in honor of the god Horus.
We will return to the boat around lunchtime and sail to a nearby island for dinner and an overnight stay.
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
After checking out of the boat following breakfast, we will embark on a one-hour drive to the city of Luxor.
We will then transfer you to Luxor airport or your designated destination in Luxor, marking the end of our trip and services.
We hope that you have made wonderful memories of your time in Egypt, and we thank you for traveling with us. We wish you a safe and pleasant flight back home.
- 2 Nights on the Nile, aboard our Dahabeya, in a double cabin with a private shower room and toilet. (Supplement for Panoramic suites with private terrace, request it when you register)
- All Cabins have large panoramic windows.
- 2 Nights in a 4 stars hotel in Cairo (type 4 * local standards), in a double room and private bathrooms.
- 2 Nights in a 5 stars hotel in Luxor (type 5 * local standards), in a double room and private bathrooms.
- 2 Nights in a 4 stars hotel in Aswan (type 4 * local standards), in a double room and private bathrooms.
- Cabin / single room supplement: contact us for prices (subject to availability, request it when you register)
- Electricity 220v --- 24v at night "Normal electrical outlet Type C"
Our cooker with his great experience in 5 star hotels, we prepare the very good typical Egyptian cuisine very varied often between 6 to 10 different dishes with each meal.
When arriving on the boat, do not forget to ask him if you have any preferences for meals: vegetarian or other food allergies ...
In the morning: pancakes, bread, jam, honey, butter, cheese, milk, coffee, tea, fresh fruit juice
Lunch: chicken, fish, meat, vegetables, mixed salad, rice, pasta, seasonal fruits
Dinner: Different soups every night, mixed salad, rice, meat, chicken, Egyptian pastries …
Drinks: All soft drinks are included on the boat "mineral water, tea, coffee, juice. Only to regulate alcoholic beverages or cans "Beer, wine, Coca ..."
Drinks are not included in hotels and restaurants.
- Air-conditioned coach
- 1st class train from Luxor to Aswan
Flights not included in the trip price
You can contact us if you want us to help you with your flight search.
All cabins are equipped with private toilets and showers.
You must pack all of your belongings in 2 bags: 1 backpack and 1 large flexible travel bag.
it will be useful for the transport of your personal belongings during the day.
It will also serve as a hand luggage when traveling for all your fragile business (camera ...), valuable (when your accommodation does not have a safe) and for your possible medications.
He will be in the cabin during air transport. Generally, the weight of cabin luggage is limited to 10 kg per person.
- The big bag of flexible travel Or suitcase:
It must contain the rest of your business.
The list of clothes must be adapted according to the chosen season.
- 1 sun hat or cap
- 1 scarf or cheche
- T-shirts (prefer short-sleeved t-shirts)
- Wide, light, comfortable and versatile canvas pants. For hiking, you can take capri pants.
- Socks: provide thin socks for hiking and thicker for the evening.
- Sweaters or fleece for the evening.
- 1 swimsuit
- 1 pair of light hiking shoes (firm sole) to wear with socks
- 1 pair of hiking sandals
- 1 pair of sandals or relaxing shoes for the evening (the floors of the Dahabeya being wooden you will be asked to take off your shoes when arriving on the boat).
- 1 pair of excellent quality sunglasses
- 1 headlamp or flashlight
- Towels are provided on the Dahabeya and in hotels, just bring your washcloths.
- Sunscreen or sunblock cream
You will find very comfortable beds in the cabins.
- Your usual medications
- Pain medication: preferably paracetamol
- Double skin for any bulbs
- Mosquito repellent
A first aid kit provided by the agency is under the responsibility of your escort.
Sheets and towels.
Visa required for Europeen travelers .You can travel to Egypt with your passport or identity card
the easiest way is when you arrive in Egypt for about 25 euros. If traveling with an ID card and purchasing the visa on arrival, provide a photo ID. Our representative will be inside the airport to facilitate your visa upon arrival and will accompany you to your hotel.
This practice is rooted in tradition, and is done as part of an exchange in appreciation of a given work. At the end of a trip, it is customary to show your satisfaction by tipping the team of sailors and guide who accompanied you during your trip. This is of course to evaluate according to the satisfaction brought. Thank you for following the advice of your guides.
Expect 5 $ per person per night.